How to Survive a Music Festival: SKATERS Edition

Posted June 19, 2014 at 11:16 am

With festival season in full swing, we thought we’d catch up with one of our personal favorites, SKATERS, who rocked their infectious debut album, ‘Manhattan,’ on day three of Governors Ball at Randall’s Island. Guitarist Josh Hubbard provided us with some additional pointers on festival survival, but more importantly, he has a way to weed out the imposters and bring back the […]

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8 Local Bands To Keep Your Eye On Ahead of Governors Ball This Weekend

Last modified June 4, 2014 at 1:48 pm

With Governors Ball right around the corner, there are plenty of bands born and bred by this great metropolis besides The Strokes to sink your ears into. Even if you didn’t score tickets to the 3-day music festival on Randall’s Island, you can always add some of these bands to your indie arsenal, if you haven’t already. […]

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SKATERS Release New Single; Debut Album ‘Manhattan’ Out February 25

Posted January 10, 2014 at 11:12 am

With their debut album Manhattan not far off, SKATERS continue to case the music front. They’ve just released a new single called “Deadbolt” to get the chatter going. It’s three minutes of sharpened harmonious noise, fused together with sliding vocals of persuasion, and touts a “there’s more where that came from” attitude. Their live show was pretty turbulent, […]

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SKATERS Grind Bowery Ballroom with Post-Punk Party [7/19/13]

Posted July 23, 2013 at 11:20 am

The Manhattan-based post-punk band eased into their set with a fog machine and a chilled out Sublime vibe with syncopated beats, but steadily built up a fervor that turned frenzy.

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SKATERS Discuss ‘Humblecore’ and Distaste for Katz’s [INTERVIEW]

Last modified July 10, 2013 at 11:17 am

SKATERS is a charged up band from NYC that has hit the scene with an explosive post-punk one-two. We caught up with lead singer Michael Ian Cummings to chat about their infectious single, “I Wanna Dance (But I Don’t Know How)” and the sarcasm that is “humblecore.”  He also pulls no punches when it comes […]

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